This short story tells of the dealings between Þorleifr jarlaskáld and Earl Hákon of Hlaðir in Norway, where Þorleifr uses his knowledge of magic and his skills with words to avenge the injustice he has experienced with the earl.
4b. Þorleifs þáttr jarlaskálds
Þá sat Hákon jarl á Hlǫðum. Þ...
At the time the jarl was stay...
Flateyjarbók is the largest preserved manuscript from the Icelandic middle ages, written in the late 14th century. Þorleifs þáttr jarlaskálds is part of this work.
(Contributed by Liv Marit Aurdal.)
Main text: Þorleifs þáttr jarlaskálds
Text sections: unattrib ÞorlJ 4bI